Roma have now sealed the deal for Paulo Dybala and details have emerged on how the move went through recently.
It has been reported that La Joya has agreed to join Roma on a three-year deal and he will earn €6 million per season at the Giallorossi.
La Gazzetta dello Sport have provided details about the move, stating that it was a phone call from Jose Mourinho that played a key role in the transfer. The turning point, it is stated, came overnight and both parties had a meeting and an offer was made. Mourinho, at that point, was keeping an eye on the situation from Portugal.
The meeting between Jorge Antun and Tiago Pinto began at 11pm late last night and ended at 1am. It was 2am that Mourinho received a response from La Joya about his wishes, with the player informing the manager of his decision to join Roma. Mourinho’s insistence was indeed decisive.
It is stated that even Francesco Totti spent a lot of time pushing Dybala to join Roma and in the last few hours, communication has been constant.
Dybala left for Portugal from Turin at 9 with a private flight, to do medical examinations.